Hosted by teenager Austin Eve Irving, this compelling video series for children of all ages features exciting explorations into the lives and times of famous painters.
Writer/Director — David Irving.
I Can Fly: Kids & Creativity — Explores the creative processes in art, music, song, pottery, and dance with artists Faith Ringgold, Jacob Lawrence, and Elizabeth Catlett, plus performances by Blue Man Group, de la Guarda, and STOMP! 25 minutes.
I Can Fly II: Kids, Painting & Art Appreciation — An exciting exploration of five key elements of painting: color, light, style, texture, and subject. Features artwork of Rembrandt, Monet, Degas, Cassatt, as well as modern African American artists. Blue Man Group and Paper Bag Players perform. 28 minutes.
I Can Fly III: Kids, Painting & Modern Art — Explores seven key modern art styles or “isms,” including Pointillism, Dadaism, Abstract Impressionism, Op and Pop Art, and Photo-realism, featuring the artwork of Seurat, Matisse, Pollack, Chuck Close and others. Includes performances by Blue Man Group, STOMP!, and Paper Bag Players. 28 minutes.
I Can Fly IV: Kids & African American Art — Six bold, brilliant artists paint and speak from the heart of the Black experience in America — the history, politics, city life, and country life. Includes performances by theatrical groups de la Guarda and STOMP! 28 minutes.
I Can Fly V: Kids & Women Artists in Their Studios — Visit artists Faith Ringgold, Jackie Winsor, Flo Oy Wong, Grandma Moses, Jennifer Bartlett, and Elizabeth Catlett working in their studios, as they explore their feelings about themselves, their families, and their art.
I Can Fly VI: Kids, Dioramas, and Installations — From the time of the cave paintings of Lascaux up to the present day, artists have expressed themselves beyond the confines of the canvas. This program explores how dioramas and installation art are made, and features an appearance by contemporary artist Red Grooms.
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